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Review Kolhatkar’s Black Edge: nside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street Sheelah Kolhatkar High brow business tell all gossip about the rise and (kinda) fall of one of the most successful hedge … Continue reading

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Review: Lewis’s the Big Short

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Michael Lewis It took the movie coming out for me to finally read this great book on the guys who figured out the subprime crash before the subprime crash. I’m not sure why … Continue reading

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Review: Eichenwald’s the Informant

The Informant: A True Story Kurt Eichenwald I don’t want to say too much about this, because if you read it, you should really get the surprised as they come along. Let’s just say it is about a major price … Continue reading

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Review: Eichenwald’s Conspiracy of Fools

Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story Kurt Eichenwald Eichenwald is one of the best business writers around. Here, he gives the definitive account of what happened at Enron. The accounting explanations here can get a little hairy (because what was going … Continue reading

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Review: Lowenstein’s When Genius Failed

When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management Roger Lowenstein The death of Longterm Capital Management (LTCM) is one of the biggest collapses in modern financial history. So big, the Fed stepped in and made a number … Continue reading

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